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November 17, 1888


JAMA. 1888;XI(20):705-706. doi:10.1001/jama.1888.02400710021006

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The eighth annual report of the Illinois Training School for Nurses shows that this institution is in an unusually prosperous condition. The school is now located in its new building, which has ample accommodations for 100 nurses. The mortgage upon the old building still remains unpaid, but the board hopes soon to come into possession of the legacy left by Miss Phœbe L. Smith, when it will then be canceled. The founders of the school are making every effort to secure a fund that will enable them to send its nurses to those who cannot afford to pay for them.

In July last the school took charge of all the nursing in the Presbyterian Hospital, there being five floors and fifteen nurses. In Cook County Hospital the school has ten wards, and during the past year has supplied the county institutions with 107 nurses. One hundred and seventy-seven persons have

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